The art of the carver was and still is something to be revered and sought after. On this programme you can develop a rich traditional body of knowledge while also earning the academic recognition of the modern world and the career opportunities that come with it.
Imagine the satisfaction you'll feel standing next to tekoteko or poupou you've carved. Follow in the footsteps of your tūpuna, and learn how whakairo can enrich your life and the life of your whānau.
Become a kaitiaki of the art of whakairo.
You may be eligible to apply to enrol in our master's programme, He Waka Hiringa - Master of Applied Indigenous Knowledge or other postgraduate programmes.I want to use my qualification
You'll be well equipped to be a practising carver or to work in:
This programme uses a blended delivery method that includes:
You'll need to provide evidence of your readiness to study at a degree level. This might be through:
All applicants will need to attend an interview.